The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Epidavros

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Epidaurus was a small city (polis) in ancient Greece, on the Argolid Peninsula at the Saronic Gulf. Two modern towns bear the name Epidavros:Palaia Epidavros and Nea Epidavros. Since 2010 they belong to the new municipality of Epidaurus, part of the regional unit of Argolis. The seat of the municipality is the town Lygourio.
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  • A unique experience. Try to watch an ancient tragety theater there too. It will be unforgetable. The place is magical and it;s not by luck that there was the first soul heeling place of the world  more »
  • It's a grand structure. Since we happened to be the only visitors there at the time we tested the acoustics with my son standing in the stage and talking in his usual voice while I stood in the...  more »
  • The Great Theatre of Epidauros is a magnificent place. Structured for exceptional acoustics and presentation, it is an architectural marvel. Over 2000 years old, it is still used in the summer for...  more »
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  • Do not miss this one in a lifetime opportunity. Amazing theater with great acoustics. Almost all the plays have over-titles. Go early, as been late here will not be appropriate. If you can, bring a small pillow to sit on as the seats can be uncomfortable.
  • The Greeks built something special here. If you have the opportunity to see it do not pass it up. 2400 years it has stood with perfect acoustics - simply amazing
  • For me... The best theatre in the world! A lifetime experience... Go early, to find your seat and to enjoy the last minutes of the daylight, just before the actors' arrival on the stage. Magnificent!
  • A fantastic ancient theatre. Amazing acoustic and remarkable engineering. The structure is very well preserved and many performances take place every summer. The tickets for the plays are inexpensive and there are available buses to transfer you from / to Athens. Highly recommended.
  • We we're fortunate enough to be able to see a play in the theater. Oedipus Rex was playing for two nights only. It was spectacular watching a 2400 year old play in a 2400 year old theater. Epidaurus is great during the day but the magic was really apparent at night. Don't miss out on a show here if you have the chance.
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